How to make Paneer Anda Recipe - A delicious preparation of eggs and cottage cheese.

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) ( पनीर ) , Eggs ( अंडे )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course_Egg

Paneer Anda

English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

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Paneer Anda

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Paneer Anda

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 200 grams

  • Eggs 4

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Onion ground 1 medium

  • Garlic minced 4 cloves

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomatoes blanched peeled & chopped 3 medium

  • Garam masala powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Place eggs in a pan with four cups of water. Boil for ten minutes. Cool, shell and cut into quarters. Cut the paneer into small pieces and fry in ghee to a pale golden colour.

Step 2

Drain and set aside. Heat two tablespoons ghee and fry onion paste and minced garlic till golden brown. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, pepper powder and salt to taste and continue to fry for thirty seconds. Add tomatoes and cook till ghee separates.

Step 3

Add one cup of water and cook till dry, then mash to a smooth paste with a wooden spoon. Add one more cup of water, bring to a boil, reduce heat and put in paneer and eggs. Simmer gently for about ten minutes.

Step 4

Serve hot garnished with garam masala powder and chopped coriander leaves.

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